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magnanimity

mag·na·nim·i·ty

magnanimity

 
pronunciation:
maeg n nI mih ti
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part of speech: noun
definition: generosity or willingness to forgive.
I had done him a great wrong and I was grateful for his magnanimity.
Word Parts
The word magnanimity contains the following parts:
anim Latin root that means mind, spirit, life
magn, magna, magni Latin root that means great, large
synonyms:
maxi, mega, megal, megalo, -megaly, macro-
antonyms:
min, micro-